Simon Granger is a senior managing director and the head of FTI Consulting’s corporate finance practice in EMEA. He has over 20 years of restructuring experience, providing financial advice and crisis management support to a wide range of stakeholders in stressed and distressed situations.
Simon has advised stakeholders to numerous businesses facing financial and strategic challenges, with a particular focus on debt restructurings, crisis management and business turnaround. He acts on behalf of corporates and private equity, as well as senior and junior creditors, providing strategic advice as lead adviser, but with a hands-on, innovative and highly proactive approach.
Simon’s experience includes many high-profile and multi-jurisdictional restructurings, including those of Steinhoff Group; Carillion Plc; Premier Oil Plc; Edcon Holdings; Quinn Group; Landsbankinn hf; Ballantyne Re; Heijmans NV; Deutz AG; Jost Werke AG; Chesapeake Corporation; Renewable Energy Corporation ASA; Kodak; and Seat Pagine Gialle.
Simon has supported numerous stakeholders in the evaluation of new money investments and financial due diligence and has also undertaken interim management roles including Global Solar Funds in Italy; QMH in the UK; and Cable & Wireless in the US and Caribbean. Prior to joining FTI Consulting in 2007, Simon spent nine years at Deloitte LLP within the transactions and restructuring team. During that time, he acted on a number of consensual and non-consensual restructuring assignments including Gate Gourmet, Treofan, Mayflower Group and Jarvis.
Simon was honoured in the Financial News feature, “40 under 40 – Rising Stars 2012”.